Mark Cuban: ‘Excited to work with Girls Gone Wild’

Yesterday NBA Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban announced a partnership with porn empire Girls Gone Wild to produce a television show for Cuban’s HDNet cable television venture.

Mark Cuban Announces Girls Gone Wild Partnership

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Part of a press release sent out by Cuban’s HDNet:

We’re very excited to work with the Girls Gone Wild® team to launch this show,” said Mark Cuban, President and Co-Founder of HDNet. “The program is a cool, behind-the-scenes look at the GGW enterprise and a wild ride for our viewers. It’s a perfect fit for the new, unrated, late-night programming block that we air as part of our ‘Guys Night In’ line-up every Thursday.”

Yes, it’s late-night cable television programming and there’s nothing wrong with looking for hot girls. Got no problem with the concept of the show.

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But if you’re David Stern and mainstream NBA sponsors and you see Cuban expressing such public enthusiasm for a partnership with a company that produces hardcore pornography and has an owner who has “pleaded guilty to violating federal laws designed to prevent the sexual exploitation of children and agreed to pay fines totaling $2.1 million,” might you find that a little unseemly? Read more…

That Other Football League Got Another TV Deal?

Hey, you know how there’s that UFL deal, and it’s just a bunch of NFL castoffs playing football for peanuts instead of, oh doing anything else? You know, the league whose most famous participants are J.P. Losman, a cocaine dealer, and Jim Fassel (coaching, though we’d pay to watch him take some snaps at weakside linebacker)?

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(Sexually suggestive, or just a football barfing a star?)

Well, as bad an idea as it sounds like, they have a couple good things going for them. One, back in March, they inked a TV deal with Versus to air one game a week. So, y’know, if you’re that starved for football, you can always watch on Versus. But pardon us if we feel a little unsatisfied; can’t we involve someone a little… crazier?

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